On the anniversary of the attack at the Capitol, photographer Gabriella Demczuk walks listeners through her firsthand account of the January 6, 2021 insurrection, from Donald Trump’s "Stop The Steal" rally on the National Mall to the gallery of the House chamber as rioters breached the Capitol.
(03:01) Getting the assignment for January 6
(05:45) Reading the crowd at the rally
(07:35) Rep. Madison Cawthorn, in his own words
(10:30) Back to the U.S. Capitol
(12:46) Looking out the East Front
(13:33) Capitol under lockdown
(16:25) Trying to do our jobs
(17:10) Sheltering in the House chamber
(25:53) Bursting the “safe space" bubble
(30:01) Reflections walking home
(32:43) [Lack of] Republican remorse
(34:33) The fragility of democracy
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